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Young professionals share what they’re looking for in future job

A pair of surveys, one by business consultancy Deloitte and the other by workplace management software maker Robin Powered, found that young professionals want more flexible and purposeful work.

Robin’s 2022 report found that 33% …

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Metro Waste Authority introduces two new education initiatives

Metro Waste Authority has introduced virtual reality field trips and an online simulation, two new education initiatives to support accessible, STEM-based learning. “These new initiatives aim to expand upon our educational offerings to reach even …

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Downtown foot traffic continues to increase in third quarter

Downtown foot traffic continues to increase and exceed national averages, a new report from the Greater Des Moines Partnership shows.

Highlights from the June 1 through Aug. 31 report show that:

Weekly foot traffic averaged…
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Peace Tree Brewing Co. seeks new ownership

The owner of Peace Tree Brewing Co. announced Sept. 14 that she plans to sell her business.

Megan McKay, who founded one of Iowa’s first craft breweries and the first 100% woman-owned Iowa brewery nearly …

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4 Legends in Manufacturing awardees chosen

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry and Elevate Advanced Manufacturing will recognize four manufacturing leaders at the annual Legends in Manufacturing awards program during ABI’s Iowa Manufacturing Conference on Oct. 4 at the FFA …

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Chris Clement joins McClure as chief operating officer

Chris Clement is joining Midwest-based McClure, a civil, environmental and structural engineering firm headquartered in Clive, as the company’s chief operating officer. The move was effective Sept. 6 and designed to continue McClure’s growth outside …

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Tanner Krause reflects on time at Kum & Go, next steps

Tanner Krause, CEO of Kum & Go, at the Krause Gateway Center in downtown Des Moines. Krause’s last day as CEO is tomorrow as Kum & Go transitions following the sale to Maverik. Maverik CEO…
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Tanner Krause concludes tenure as Kum & Go CEO on Friday

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Kum & Go CEO Tanner Krause will conclude his three-year tenure as the company’s chief executive on Friday, following the close of the sale to Utah-based Maverik, Krause told the Business Record.

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Casey’s General Stores’ stock climbs 11%

Shares of Casey’s General Stores Inc. were up 11% after the convenience store chain reported first-quarter results that beat Wall Street expectations.

Casey’s earnings grew 9.5% year over year to $4.52 per share, beating analysts’ …

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Council OKs preliminary terms of grant to new owner of Kum & Go

The Des Moines City Council this week approved preliminary terms of an urban development agreement with FJ Management Inc., which plans on opening a regional headquarters in downtown Des Moines. FJ Management, which owns Maverik …

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